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The First (Modern) Women’s Tour de France: Race Preview

It’s here, it’s finally here, the first (modern) women’s Tour de France is just around the corner and we could not be more excited. Kicking off from Paris, as the men’s race finishes, it makes the Tour last a whole extra week, except with fresh faces and what is sure to be really competitive, really […]

Tour de France 2022: Route, Key Stages & Riders to Watch

As the summer sweeps in, we know what is coming… the TOUR!  The biggest race in the world, the three week epic journey around France, the race of history, glory, and defeat, from the cobbles of the north to the highest pyrenees in the south, and of course a breathtaking final lap around Paris- loving […]

Bikes in the Breakaway – Tour de France 2020

We are loving watching the Tour de France peleton race it’s way around some of the most spectacular cycling regions in France, and it’s even sweeter to see the race unfold against the odds. We take a look at the bikes making the headlines in stage wins or in breakaways at the Tour de France. […]

The 2020 Vuelta a España: Route Preview

Back for its 75th edition in the summer of 2020 the Vuelta is set to bring thrilling racing to screens around the world. Placed at the end of the season, part of the Vuelta’s charm is its unpredictability. Who will make it to the start line? Who will focus on the Tour or on the […]

A Look at the 2020 Tour de France Route

Riders might be hanging up their wheels for the off season right now but the pro cycling machine rumbles on with the reveal of the route for the 107th edition of the Tour de France having taken place on Tuesday. 2020 Tour de France Info The first thing to note is that the 2020 Tour […]

Yorkshire 2019 World Cycling Championships Guide

The whirlwind travelling circus that is the cycling season has all but come to an end, with just the small matter of the rainbow stripes to contend this coming weekend in Yorkshire. In the wake of the success of the 2014 Tour de France grand depart the county has enjoyed a rise in it’s cycling […]

The 2019 Vuelta a España: Route Preview

The Vuelta a España, the final grand tour of the 2019 cycling season, is nearly upon us. As our base is in Spain here at Eat Sleep Cycle we regard the Vuelta as our ‘home’ grand tour and last year we wrote about 10 reasons why we think the Vuelta is better than The Tour. […]

Tour de France Favourites: Who Will Win the Yellow Jersey in 2019?

This year will mark the 106th edition of the Tour de France during which the race will celebrate two landmarks events: the 100th anniversary of the Maillot Jaune and the 50th anniversary of legedary Belgian Eddy Merckx’s first Tour victory, with the grand depart fittingly taking place on the 6th July in Brussels. Tour de […]

The Drama and Excitement of the Spring Classics Cycling Season

As the winter comes to an end, before fingers and toes have fully thawed out and with the season crescendo of the Tour de France still months away, come the Spring Classics. Often considered the ‘true’ cycling fan’s favourite races these prestigious one-day events are synonymous with cobbles and chaos. Such is the nature of […]

What the Pros Think of the 2019 Tour de France Route

The 2019 Tour de France route was unveiled last week. It’s a brutal parcours with 30 categorised climbs and few days for the fast men. Here, in our latest blog, we gathered the reactions of those likely to do battle next July! With the Grand Depart in Brussels on the 6th July the 2019 route […]

Is the Vuelta better than the Tour? Here’s 6 Reasons Why We Think It Is

It’s late summer in Europe, the season is drawing to a close, the classics are a distant memory, the excitement of the Giro and the Tour are behind us and something needs to fill the void: step forward La Vuelta a España. However, La Vuelta is more than just the poor relation to the other […]

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